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Yûsaku Matsuda (1949–1989)


Yusaku was born in Shimonoseki, Japan. In 1966, he visited his aunt in the U.S., where he lived for 1 year. After coming back to Japan, he started acting at a theatrical company. Since making his debut as a film actor in 1973, he appeared on various TV series and movies until his death. See full bio »

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(age 40) in Tokyo, Japan

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Known For

Black Rain Sato
(1989)
The Family Game Yoshimoto, the tutor
(1983)
Detective Story Shuichi Tsujiyama
(1983)
(1979)

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 1989 Kareinaru tsuiseki (TV Movie)
 1989 Black Rain
Sato
 1988 A Chaos of Flowers
Takeo Arishima
 1988 Wuthering Heights
Onimaru
 1986 A-hômansu
Kaze
 1985 And Then
Daisuke Nagai
 1984 Onna goroshi abura no jigoku (TV Movie)
Hyobei
 1984 Shin yumechiyo nikki (TV Series)
Takao
 1983 Dansen (TV Movie)
Mitsuo Tajima aka Goro Tomonaga
 1983 Nettaiya (TV Series)
Eiji
 1983 Detective Story
Shuichi Tsujiyama
 1983 The Family Game
Yoshimoto, the tutor
 1983 Anchan (TV Series)
Yamamoto
- Episode #1.16 (1983) ... Yamamoto
- Episode #1.15 (1983) ... Yamamoto
 1982 Shin jiken: Doctor stop (TV Series)
Seiji Aizawa
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... Seiji Aizawa
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... Seiji Aizawa
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... Seiji Aizawa
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Seiji Aizawa
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Seiji Aizawa
 1982 Home Sweet Home (TV Series)
 1982 Shi no dangai (TV Movie)
 1982 Haru ga kita (TV Movie)
 1981 Kagero-za
Shungo Matsuzaki
 1981 Yokohama BJ Blues
BJ
 1980 The Beast to Die
Kunihiko Date
 1980 Bara no hyôteki
Hotel guest
 1979-1980 The Detective Story (TV Series)
Shunsaku Kudô
- Downtown Blues (1980) ... Shunsaku Kudô
- A Medaof Honor for the Stray Dog (1980) ... Shunsaku Kudô
- Illegal Police Force (1980) ... Shunsaku Kudô
- Diamond Panic (1980) ... Shunsaku Kudô
- Blood to the Sunset! (1980) ... Shunsaku Kudô
 1980 Rape hunter: Nerawareta onna
Insurance Salesman. (uncredited)
 1979 Shokei yugi
Shohei Narumi
 1979 The Resurrection of the Golden Wolf
Tetsuya Asakura (as Yuusaku Matsuda)
 1979 Oretachi ni haka wa nai
Katsuo Shima
 1979 Ameyuki san (TV Movie)
 1978 Satsujin yugi
Shohei Narumi
 1978 Daitsuiseki (TV Series)
- Episode #1.26 (1978)
 1978 Mottomo kiken na yuugi
Shouhei Narumi
 1976-1978 Daitokai - Tatakai no hibi (TV Series)
Isao tokuyoshi
- Episode #2.52 (1978) ... Isao tokuyoshi
- Episode #2.51 (1978) ... Isao tokuyoshi
- Episode #2.50 (1978) ... Isao tokuyoshi
- Episode #2.49 (1978) ... Isao tokuyoshi
- Episode #2.48 (1978) ... Isao tokuyoshi
 1977 Fushoku no kôzô (TV Series)
 1977 Ningen no shômei
Detective Koichiro Munesue
 1976 Hito goroshi
 1976 Fûfu tabi nikki saraba ronin (TV Series)
 1975 Oretachi no kunshô (TV Series)
Yuji
 1974 Akai meiro (TV Series)
Jun
- Episode #1.1 (1974) ... Jun
 1974 Ryoma ansatsu
Yûta
 1974 Tomodachi
Komatsu
 1973 Taiyô ni hoero! (TV Series)
Jeans / Social Worker
- Episode #1.53 (1973) ... Jeans
- Aisuru mono no sakebi (1973) ... Social Worker
 1973 Horror of the Wolf
Dô Haguro
 1972 Gensei hanaen anrakoro no uta (TV Series)
Rickshaw
 1969 Jûdô itchokusen (TV Series) (1969)
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Publicity Listings:

1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Yuusaku Matsuda

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Trivia:

His character in "Tantei Monogatari" was the inspiration/model for the character of Spike Spiegel in "Cowboy Bebop" (1998) and Jinpei Matsuda in "Meitantei Conan" (1996). See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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